Who plays Guarnere?

Frank John Hughes
Frank John Hughes (born November 11, 1967) is an American film and television actor, and screenwriter. Hughes is best known for his portrayals of “Wild Bill” Guarnere in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, Tom Fox in Catch Me If You Can, Tim Woods in 24, and Walden Belfiore in The Sopranos.

What happened to Bill Guarnere?

Guarnere died of a ruptured aneurysm at Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia on 8 March 2014. He was 90 years old. He is survived by his two sons, nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

When did guarnere lose his leg?

Bill was in time to participate in the ferocious Battle of the Bulge after the German army had made a breakthrough in the bitter winter of December 1944. He lost his right leg in a German artillery barrage while helping a comrade who also had lost a leg. Bill Guarnere’s war was over.

How tall is Frank John Hughes?

1.73 m
Frank John Hughes/Height

Is Shifty Powers still alive?

Deceased (1923–2009)
Darrell Powers/Living or Deceased

Why was Bill Guarnere in the hospital?

While taking a joyride on a stolen motorcycle, Guarnere was hit in the leg by a sniper. He went AWOL from the hospital to get back to Easy Company, was caught and was going to be busted to Private, but the court martial papers were lost.

Did Ronald Speirs really run through Foy?

Speirs’ sprint through Foy is lifted straight from Stephen A. Ambrose’s non-fiction book Band of Brothers, upon which the HBO miniseries was based. While some of the stories about Speirs might be exaggerated or glamorized, the depiction of his fearless run across Foy is true.

Is anyone alive from Band of Brothers?

Of the Easy Company paratroopers depicted in Band of Brothers, only two are still alive today: 1st Lieutenant Ed Shames, who was played by Joseph May in the miniseries, and PFC Bradford Freeman, who was played in a non-speaking role by James Farmer.

Who plays Garnier in Band of Brothers?

Guarnere was portrayed by Frank John Hughes. Guarnere, whose combat exploits earned him his nickname, lost a leg while trying to help a wounded solider during the Battle of the Bulge. His commendations included the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts.

Who plays gonorrhea in Band of Brothers?

Frank John Hughes as Staff Sergeant William “Wild Bill” Guarnere also known by friends as “Gonorrhea”, a joke on his hard to pronounce last name. Guarnere just died only three months ago on March 8.

What rank was shifty powers?

Staff Sergeant
Darrell Powers

Darrell Cecil Powers
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1942–1945
Rank Staff Sergeant

When did shifty died?

June 17, 2009
Darrell Powers/Date of death